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Recent publications 2022:

1: Ben Salah A, DeAngelis BN, al'Absi M. Uncertainty and psychological distress during COVID-19: What about protective factors? Curr Psychol. 2022 May 28:1-8. doi: 10.1007/s12144-022-03244-2. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35669208; PMCID: PMC9145118.

2: Potretzke S, Lemieux A, Nakajima M, al'Absi M. Circulating ghrelin changes as a biomarker of the stress response and craving in abstinent smokers. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 2022 Jul;218:173423. doi: 10.1016/j.pbb.2022.173423. Epub 2022 Jun 21. PMID: 35750154.

3: al'Absi M, DeAngelis B, Fiecas M, Budney A, Allen S. Effects of regular cannabis and nicotine use on acute stress responses: chronic nicotine, but not cannabis use, is associated with blunted adrenocortical and cardiovascular responses to stress. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2022 May;239(5):1551-1561. doi: 10.1007/s00213-022-06087-8. Epub 2022 Mar 11. PMID: 35275227; PMCID: PMC9248975.

4: Bruehl S, Morris MC, al'Absi M. Stress-induced analgesia: an evaluation of effects on temporal summation of pain and the role of endogenous opioid mechanisms. Pain Rep. 2022 Feb 8;7(2):e987. doi: 10.1097/PR9.0000000000000987. PMID: 35155968; PMCID: PMC8826964.

5: al'Absi M, Nakajima M, Bruehl S. Stress and pain: modality-specific opioid mediation of stress-induced analgesia. J Neural Transm (Vienna). 2021 Sep;128(9):1397-1407. doi: 10.1007/s00702-021-02401-4. Epub 2021 Aug 17. PMID: 34405305; PMCID: PMC8664159.